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  1. ClubCorp Holdings Inc Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.13Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ClubCorp Holdings announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 4th, AnalystRatings.Net reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 1st will be given a dividend of 0.13 per share on Thursday, October 15th.


  2. Recent Analysts' Ratings Updates for DSWRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of DSW in the last few weeks: 8/29/2015 - DSW had its "buy" rating reaffirmed by analysts at B. Riley. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock.


  3. Man wanted in two DC sexual assaults arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    The Metropolitan Police Department announces the arrest of 31 year-old Demetrius Julian Banks of Riverdale, MD in connection to two sexual assault offenses and three robberies in the District of Columbia. Man wanted in two DC sexual assaults arrested - The Metropolitan Police Department announces the arrest of 31 year-old Demetrius Julian Banks of Riverdale, MD in connection to two sexual assault offenses and three robberies in the District of Columbia.


  4. Exelon's immediate future secure at Quad CitiesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Times

    While the long-term future of Exelon's Quad Cities plant is still in question, the plant will be in operation at least through mid-2017, the company said after the plant cleared the auction for 2016-17 power supply guarantess. Exelon expects a decision made by Oct. 1 whether Quad Cities plant will continue to operate after May 2017.


  5. UPDATE 2-Canada's Emera to buy Teco Energy for $6.44 bln to expand in USRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    Canadian energy company Emera Inc will acquire U.S. electric and gas utility holding company Teco Energy Inc for $6.44 billion to expand in the United States. Shares of Teco, which operates in Florida and New Mexico, rose to $26.70 in extended trading on Friday, below the offer price of $27.55 per share in cash.


  6. Editorial: Signs of progress on Labor DayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    This Labor Day, the economy continues its slow march back from the Great Recession even as the stock market remains a roller coaster. Employers are adding jobs, and there are promising signs of strength across a variety of sectors.


  7. Panera Bread Focused On The Long TermRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Panera's same store sales numbers aren't as robust as Chipotle's and other operators in fast-casual space, but the company has a very strong niche. The firm is fighting a shrinking operating margin due to increased input costs but a higher average check may help mitigate such pressures.


  8. 2015 SAT, ACT Scores Suggest Many Students Aren't College ReadyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Education Week

    More students than ever are taking the SAT and the ACT, yet recent reports on performance for the class of 2015 suggest that most of them are ill-prepared for the academic rigor of college. Both ACT Inc.'s and the College Board's test results for this year's high school graduates reflect little change in college readiness among students.


  9. Justice Department: Agencies must obtain warrant to use cellphone trackersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | RSM News

    WASHINGTON The Justice Department on Thursday unveiled a new policy that will require its law enforcement agencies to obtain a warrant to deploy cellphone-tracking devices in criminal investigations and inform judges when they plan to use them. The department's new policy, announced by Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates, should increase transparency around the use of the controversial technology by the FBI and other Justice Department agencies.


  10. Robert F. Jakubowicz: Cowardice, ignorance, produce brutal gun deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    PITTSFIELD >> Gun regulation, more than any other national issue, brings out the cowardice in a majority of American political leaders. Faced with either the possibility of losing an election because of opposition to such regulation by the National Rifle Association and gun manufacturers, or making an effort to do something about future gun homicides and gun suicides by passing gun regulatory laws, these political cowards selfishly refuse to do anything despite America being way out in front of other nations in such combined gun deaths.


  11. Bush-appointed judge rules against Obamacare birth control requirementRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    U.S. District Judge Richard Leon sided with March for Life, a nonreligious nonprofit, in a lawsuit against the federal Department of Health and Human Services in a that said the federal government cannot provide an exemption to the Affordable Care Act's contraception-coverage requirement for religious organizations but not for a nonreligious nonprofit that similarly opposes abortion. As part of the Affordable Care Act, the federal government issued a rule that requires health plans to cover contraception without a co-pay, which is a tremendous step forward toward greater equality for women.


  12. Hearings Postponed for Figures in D.C. Mayor InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  13. Massachusetts ranks No. 4 among best states in the U.S. for college preparationRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Sampan

    The report looked at data like average SAT scores, high school graduation rates, AP course availability and more. "College preparation is a huge issue facing students and parents today," said Paul Southerland, lead data analyst at GoodCall and the study's author.


  14. My Long-Term Analysis On Shake ShackRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    With only 71 stores in the world with goal of 450 domestic stores, there is plenty of room for expansion. Founded in 2004, Shake Shack owns, operates, and licenses Shake Shack restaurants in the United States in 12 states, including the District of Columbia, Europe, and Asia.


  15. Disclosure Rules Regarding Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Disclosure Rules Regarding Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers Have Been "Unlawfully Withheld" by the SEC - Court Orders Expedited Schedule to Finalize Rules Yesterday, a federal judge ordered the SEC to file with the court an expedited schedule for promulgating final rules requiring disclosure of government payments by resource extraction issuers. The SEC has 30 days to file the expedited schedule, which the court intends to monitor to ensure compliance.


  16. IRS Sued For Failing To Protect Online Taxpayer Data From HackersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

    On August 20, 2015, affected taxpayers filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia against the Internal Revenue Service for failing to secure the personal information of more than 300,000 taxpayers from hackers even though the IRS allegedly knew its data systems were unsecure. In January 2014, the IRS launched its "Get Transcript" online service - which allowed taxpayers to access the IRS's system to order copies of their tax returns - but shut it down in May 2015 after discovering cyber criminals had used the service to steal taxpayer forms.


  17. DOJ says using Stingrays to intercept cellphone calls requires warrant, unless exception appliesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABA Journal

    New U.S. Department of Justice guidelines announced Thursday say warants are needed to use Stingrays and other cell-site simulators to intercept cellphone data and place limits on the information that can be collected. However, the guidelines also say that the warrant requirement doesn't apply under "exigent circumstances" and "exceptional circumstances," CNN reports.


  18. Federal judges predict health care birth control mandate will failRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jurist

    The federal government argues that if the religious non-profit groups file a document noting their objection to providing contraception, the government will exempt them and arrange contraceptive coverage on its own for the groups' employees or students. The Little Sisters of the Poor [official website] are a religious group that claim filing the exemption document still facilitates access for contraceptives they oppose, and they argue their religious freedom is substantially burdened since they must either support access for contraceptives or be subject to a large financial penalty.


  19. Justice Department to Require Warrants for Cell Phone Tracking TechnologyRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Government Executive

    The Justice Department said Thursday it will require it's law-enforcement agents to get a warrant before using technology that tracks the location of cell phone users by posing as cell phone towers. The cell-phone tracking technology, which sweeps up identifying information from every mobile device in range in order to find a target device's location, has been met with criticism from privacy advocates who have raised concerns about the widespread data collection it makes possible.


  20. CNN: Aide's Fifth Amendment declaration sure makes the Hillary server fiasco look criminal, huh?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hot Air

    You think ? CNN's Elise Labott noted yesterday that Bryan Pagliano's decision to plead the Fifth rather than testify before Congress - and even, as it turns out, cooperating with the FBI - makes it appear that the 2008 Hillary Clinton campaign aide that set up her secret server is afraid of criminal charges in the scandal. Team Hillary says it urged everyone to cooperate with investigators and profess to be mystified as to why anyone would worry about an indictment, but that spin isn't selling: Michael Isikoff first reported on Pagliano's refusal to cooperate with any part of the probe.